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A tree lays across Fourth Avenue in Worthington following a June 16 storm that brought heavy rain and wind to the region. (RYAN McGAUGHEY/DAILY GLOBE)

Sound the alarm: WPD dispatch addresses public's concern about severe weather siren

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WORTHINGTON — “The dispatch room is the nerve center of the police department, especially during a storm.”

Those are the words of Kevin Flynn, interim chief of the Worthington Police Department. But when severe weather hits and the sirens are sounded, most folks are inside trying to avoid the storm and may not hear the warnings.

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There’s a reason for that,” Flynn said.

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Erin Trester
Erin Trester is the crime and city reporter for the Daily Globe. She's a native of Lewiston, MN, but moved to Buffalo, NY to attend college and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications. She started at the Western New York Catholic Newspaper as a reporter in Buffalo, but in October 2013 she returned to her home state to start with the Daily Globe. Most of her spare time is taken up by her 13-year-old thoroughbred named Faith, but some of her other hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
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